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Links – Sunday 9 October, 2016


Reviews – Carlos Acosta, The Classical Farewell, London:

Luke Jennings, Observer

David Jays, Sunday Times


Reviews – Michael Clark Company, to a simple, rock n’ roll….songLondon:

Luke Jennings, Observer

Mark Monahan, Telegraph


Review – Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Tempest, Birmingham: David Jays, Sunday Times


Review – Washington Ballet, 40th Anniversary Celebration, DC: Oksana Khadarina, DanceTabs


Review – Ballet Black, Cristaux, To Begin, Begin, Storyville, London: Howard Loxton, BTG


Review – Fall for Dance, Program 5 (East/West Mix), NY: Tom Phillips, Danceviewtimes


Gallery – CCN Ballet de Lorraine, Unknown Pleasures, London: Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Film – Dance Theatre of San Francisco, Unspoken: Leslie Katz, SF Examiner


Review – Pennsylvania Ballet II, Mixed Bill, Philadelphia: Debra DaneseDance Journal

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Links - Monday 10 October, 2016



Review - New York City Ballet, Glass Pieces, Thou Swell, Stars and Stripes, New York:  Wesley Doucette, Broadway World


Review - Royal Danish Ballet, Swan Lake, Copenhagen:  Eva Kistrup, Danceview Times


Reviews - Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Tempest, Birmingham:  

Louise Levene, FT

David Mead, Seeing Dance


Review - Royal Ballet, La Fille Mal Gardee (Hayward/Sambe), London:  Debra Craine, Times  ***


Reviews - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Lift, Four Corners, Cry, Revelations, 

Salford:  Jo Beggs, The Reviews Hub

Birmingham:  Amy Stutz, Hiskind


Review - Michael Clark Company, to a simple rock ’n’ roll… song, London:  Gerard Davis, Dancing Review


Gallery - Michael Clark Company, LAND, London & on tour:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review - Royal New Zealand Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hong Kong:  Natasha Rogai, South China Morning Post


Review - Natalia Osipova, Run Mary Run, Qutb, Silent Echo, London:  Naomi Cockshutt, British Theatre Guide


Review - Richard Alston Dance Company, Tangent, Rejoice in the Lamb, Isthmus Remix, An Italian in Madrid, Northampton:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Review - Los Angeles Ballet, Tarantella & pas de six from Napoli, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Untouched, Glendale:  Lewis Segal, LA Times


Review - Fall for Dance Festival, various inc Marguerite & Armand, New York:  Alastair Macaulay, NY Times


Review - Velocity DC - 8th Annual Festival, Washington:  George Jackson, Danceview Times


Review - Scottish Ballet, Solo, Sibilo, Emergence, Inverness:  Susan Welsh, Press and Journal


Review - Nora Chipaumire, Portrait of Myself as My Father, New York:  Lauretta Charlton, New Yorker


Q&A - Erik Kaiel, teacher, performer & choreographer:  Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Gallery - Jamila Johnson-Small, i ride in colour and soft focus, no longer anywhere, London:  Foteini Christofilopoulou, DanceTabs


Review - London Russian Ballet & School, An Evening of Chopin & Russian Folk Dance, London:  Naomi Cockshutt, British Theatre Guide


Exhibition Review (with some dance interest) - Picasso Portraits, London:  Laura Cumming, Observer


Film Review - Restless Creature:  Wendy Whelan:  David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter


Featurette - Au revoir to An American in Paris on Broadway:  Nora Dominick, Broadway World




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Links - Tuesday 11 October, 2016



Review - New York City Ballet, Jewels, New York:  Oksana Khadarina, Fjord Review


Feature - Alexander Campbell, Royal Ballet:  Valerie Lawson, DanceLines


Review - Royal Ballet, La Fille Mal Gardee (Hayward/Sambe), London:  Anna Winter, Exeunt


Reviews - Michael Clark Company, to a simple rock ’n’ roll… song, London:  

Louise Levene, FT

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Zoe Anderson, Independent

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Rosamund Urwin, Standard

Rachel Elderkin, Stage


Reviews - CCN Ballet de Lorraine, Unknown Pleasures, London:  

Donald Hutera, Times ***

Judith Mackrell, Guardian

Graham Watts, Bachtrack

Siobhan Murphy, London Dance


Review - English National Ballet, Giselle (Khan), Manchester:  Ollie Kaiper-Leach, Mancunion


Review - Yorke Dance Project, Sea of Troubles, Self, Twilight, Lacrymosa, Untethered, London:  Jann Parry, DanceTabs


Feature - Aurelie Dupont & Diana Vishneva on working with Ohad Naharin:  Ori J Lenkinski, Jerusalem Post


Review - Lucy Guerin Inc, The Dark Chorus, Melbourne:  Jo Litson, Limelight


Review - Fall for Dance, closing programme, New York:  Sondra Forsyth, Broadway World


Review - Fall for Dance Festival, New York:  Jocelyn Noveck, Washington Post via AP


Review - Alexander Vantournhout & Bauke Lievens, ANECKXANDER, Birmingham:  David Mead, Seeing Dance


Review - WIFE, Enter the Cave, Los Angeles:  Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review


Review - Vou Dance Company, VU, Auckland:  Chloe Klein, NZ Theatreview


Reviews - Takao Kawaguch, About Kazuo Ohno — Reliving the Butoh Diva’s Masterpieces, Los Angeles:  

Laura Bleiberg, LA Times

Jeff Slayton, See Dance


Exhibition Feature/Review - Pina Bausch und das Tanztheater, Berlin:  Alyssa Buffenstein, artnet


Feature - What will virtual reality do for the performing arts?:  Matthew Sainsbury, Daily Review



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Links – Wednesday October 12, 2016


Review - New York City Ballet21st Century Choreographers, NY: Robert Greskovic, Wall Street Journal


Review - New York City BalletSerenadeAmerican RhapsodyTschaikovsky pddWestern Symphony, NY: Michael Popkin, Danceviewtimes


Feature - Jerome Robbins’ Dances at a Gathering: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Shakespeare triple bill, London: Anna Winter, The Stage


Review - Australian Ballet, on tour with Giselle: Deborah Jones blog


Review - Boris CharmatzDanse de nuit, Paris: Laura Cappelle, Financial Times


Reviews - Michael Clark Companyto a simple rock ’n’ roll… song, London: 

Sanjoy Roy, Londondance

G.J. Dowler, ClassicalSource


Review - Lucinda Childs & Lyon Opera BalletDance, Paris: Jade Larine, Fjord Review


Review - Shen Wei Dance ArtsNeither, NY: Martha Sherman, Danceviewtimes


Feature - Boris Volkov, “the father of Canadian ballet”: Simon Morrison, The Globe and Mail


Review - Oregon Ballet TheatreSerenadeIn the Middle, Somewhat ElevatedGiants Before Us, Portland: Martha Ullman West, Oregon ArtsWatch


Review - New York Theatre BalletAntique EpigraphsShe Holds Out Her HandShort MemorySong Before Spring, NY: Mary Cargill, Danceviewtimes


Review - VOU Dance FijiVU, Auckland: Dione Joseph, New Zealand Herald


Review - New Zealand School of DanceMiniatures, Auckland: Sarah Knox, NZ Theatreview

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Links – Thursday October 13, 2016


Reviews - Birmingham Royal Ballet, Shakespeare triple bill, London: 

Hanna Weibye, The Arts Desk

Rym Kechacha, Bachtrack

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Sara Veale, Fjord Review


Reviews - Michael Clark Companyto a simple rock ’n’ roll… song, London:

Bruce Marriott, DanceTabs

Zoë Anderson, The Independent


Review - Fall for Dance roundup, NY: Robert Gottlieb, NY Observer


Review - DEMO: Heroes by Damian Woetzel, Washington: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


News - Mario Bigonzetti, Director of La Scala Ballet, resigns: Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times


News - Igor Zelensky leaving the Stanislavsky Ballet: Ismene Brown blog / Leila Guchmazova, Rossiiskaya Gazeta


Documentary preview - Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan: Catherine Yang, Epoch Times


Preview/feature - Scottish Dance Theatre, Fleur Darkin’s Velvet Petal, Mexico City: Lyndsey Winship, The Guardian


Interview - Robert Battle, Director of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater: Kelly Apter, The Scotsman


Interview - Frances McElroy, film director, about Black Ballerina: Claudia Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle


Review - Grupo CorpoSuite BrancaDança Sinfônica, Austin: Jonelle Seitz, Fjord Review


Review - Les Sept Doigts de la MainTriptyque, Melbourne: Gacia Haby, Fjord Review


Feature - Corbin Bleu channels Fred Astaire in Holiday Inn: Rebecca Milzoff, New York Times


Photo gallery - Nederlandse Dansdagen 2016 (Dutch Dance Festival), gallery 1: Stephen Wright, DanceTabs


Preview - Gibney DanceClimax (Yasmeen Godder), NY: Brian Schaefer, New York Times


Review - Arch 8 DancersTetris, London (Dance Umbrella): Katherine Colombus, Londondance


Preview - Mikhail Baryshnikov in Robert Wilson’s Letters to a Man, NY: Ben Brantley, New York Times


Preview - Nora ChipaumirePortrait of Myself as My Father, Miami: Rebekah Lanae Lengel, Miami Herald


Review - VOU Dance FijiVU, Auckland: Raewyn White, Danz


Review - Tempo Dance FestivalAll That… (2016), Auckland: Grace Crawford, NZ Theatreview


Review - Tempo Dance FestivalFabricate, Auckland: Chloe Klein, NZ Theatreview


Review - Russian Grand BalletThe Sleeping Beauty, Richardson TX: Margaret Putnam, TheaterJones


News - Michael Flatley opens new dance academy in London: Jobeda Khanum, Londondance

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Links – Friday October 14, 2016


Review - New York City Ballet, Fall season roundup, NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Review - New York City BalletDances at a GatheringThe Firebird, NY: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn, Bachtrack


Review - Fall for Dance programme 4, (focussed on Sarasota Ballet’s Marguerite and Armand), NY: Leigh Witchel, Danceviewtimes


Profile - James Whiteside, ABT’s multifarious Principal: Brian Schaefer, New York Times


Review - Birmingham Royal BalletThe Tempest, London: Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard


Review - Shen Wei Dance ArtsNeither, NY: Marina Harss, DanceTabs


Review - Michael Clark Companyto a simple rock ’n’ roll… song, London: Graham Watts, Bachtrack


Review - Compagnie Yoann BourgeoisMinuit, New York: Lauren Gallagher, DanceTabs


Reviews - Jérôme BelGala, London: 

Donald Hutera, The Times

Katja Vaghi, Bachtrack

Rachel Elderkin, Londondance


Review - DEMO: Heroes by Damian Woetzel, Washington: Elliot Lanes, Broadway World


Review - Tere O’Connor DanceTranscendental DaughterUndersweet, NY: Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal


Review - Arch 8 DancersNo Man is an IslandTetris, London (Dance Umbrella): Graham Watts, DanceTabs


Review - Cullberg Ballet, solo performance and discussion, Washington: George Jackson, Danceviewtimes


Photo gallery - Nederlandse Dansdagen 2016 (Dutch Dance Festival), gallery 2: Stephen Wright, DanceTabs


Feature/preview - Le Patin Libre, Melbourne: Stephanie Bunbury, Brisbane Times


Review - Josie and Kosta's Dance Show, Auckland: Val Smith, NZ Theatreview

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Links – Saturday October 15, 2016


Reviews - Birmingham Royal BalletThe Tempest, London: 

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Jann Parry, DanceTabs

Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide

Graham Watts, Londondance (+ review of Shakespeare triple bill)


Interview - Natalia Osipova, on Anastasia: Alison Gunn, Financial Times


Interview - Robert Battle, director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Mary Brennan, Herald Scotland


Profile - Houston Ballet: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Reviews - Joffrey BalletRomeo and Juliet (Krzysztof Pastor), Chicago: 

Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune

Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times


Review - Pennsylvania BalletCinderella (Ben Stevenson), Philadelphia: Merilyn Jackson, Philadelphia Inquirer


Review - Danish Dance TheatreBlack Diamond, NY: Brian Seibert, New York Times


Review - Rachid OuramdaneTordre (Wrought), NY: Alastair Macaulay, New York Times


Book reviews - Bolshoi Confidential by Simon Morrison:

Douglas Smith, Wall Street Journal

Madison Mainwaring, New Republic

Bob Blaisdell, Christian Science Monitor


Review - Dimitris PapaioannouPrimal Matter, London: Siobhan Murphy, Londondance


Feature - Forsythe & Millepied in LA: Patricia Zohn, Huffington Post


Review - Rosie Kay Dance CompanyDouble Points: KMotel, Greenock: Kelly Apter, Scotsman


Preview - Jessica LangHer Notes for ABT: Pia Catton, Wall Street Journal


Profile - Derek Dunn, Houston Ballet: Nancy Wozny, Pointe Magazine


Preview - Houston Ballet’s new staging of The Nutcracker: Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle


Feature - Ballet students in Russia: Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone & Madeline Schrock, Pointe Magazine


Review - Rodney BellMeremere, Auckland: Leah Carroll, NZ Theatreview


Review - Tempo Dance FestivalAlchemy (2016), Auckland: Felicity Molloy, NZ Theatreview


Review - Chris ParkerNo More Dancing in the Good Room, Havelock North: Jenny Wake, NZ Theatreview


Photos - The Rockettes rehearsing for their 2016 Christmas Spectacular: Broadway World

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